Archive for October, 2010

Program to further strengthen Afghanistan’s agricultural sector

Today in Kabul, United States Ambassador Karl Eikenberry told reporters that the United States and Afghanistan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation, and Livestock (MAIL) have signed an agreement where 260,000 small commercial farmers in Afghanistan, some of them women, will be provided with subsidized access to 13,000 metric tons of certified wheat seed varieties and nearly [...]

October 5, 2010   Posted in: Afghanistan's Economy, Reconstruction and Development  Comments Closed

Afghanistan beats Kenya in four-day cricket match, will face Scotland in final of the Intercontinental Cup

In Nairobi today, Afghanistan defeated Kenya today by 167 runs in a ICC (International Cricket Council) Intercontinental Cup match. With this win, Afghanistan is now on the top of the points table and will face off against Scotland in the final match. The final is scheduled to be held in Dubai in December. The four-day [...]

October 5, 2010   Posted in: Afghan Sports News  Comments Closed

New building for school in Herat; Seminar for teachers started in Bamiyan

According to a press release issued by the Afghan ministry of education, a stone laying ceremony for a new attachment building for the Atishee High School in Herat province was held today. The new building will take 2 months to build at a cost of $19,300, and it will have 5 classrooms. The ceremony was [...]

October 3, 2010   Posted in: Education, Reconstruction and Development  Comments Closed

Video: Bridge dedication ceremony in Farzah District, Kabul province

October 1, 2010   Posted in: Job Creation, Reconstruction and Development  Comments Closed